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40 Under 40: Frank Mugisha Risks Everything For Ugandans Who Can't Speak Out

The Fighters: Frank Mugisha faces a violently homophobic society, but he works tirelessly to improve the lives of LGBT Ugandans. read more

TBT: Famous Moments On the Wrong Side of History

One day we will laugh at the freak out over marriage equality. After all, the zipper frightened people to death at one time, too. Here are some historic lows of paranoid impediments to progress. read more

Colo. Supreme Court Stops Boulder Same-Sex Marriages

The Colorado county issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the state Supreme Court granted the attorney general's request and ordered a Boulder County Clerk to stop. read more

Male Costar Who Kissed Josh Hartnett Says It’s All Downhill From There

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

I knew that something like that would likely happen at some point and I figure, you know, you could certainly do a lot worse than Josh Hartnett. It’s probably all downhill for me in terms of any man-on-man action I might have on the show. They’ll have to keep their game high!” – Actor Reeve Carney telling about kissing Penny […]

Westboro To Hold AMA On Reddit Days Before Protesting Its 'Fag' Co-Founder Aaron Swartz

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The ever-hateful "God Hates Fags" brood of the Westboro Baptist Church has planned to protest the San Francisco headquarters of the online forum Reddit the evening of Tuesday, August 12 citing Reddit's "fag, atheist, thief" co-founder Aaron Swartz. The group's...

Ruth Institute (former NOM affiliate): Same-sex marriage is as much of a wedge as interracial marriage bans

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The anti-gay movement has fully lost it. In a new post for the Ruth Institute (which was an affiliate of the National Organization For Marriage up until late last year), Jennifer Johnson (who, curiously, was named Jennifer Thieme up until...

'Penny Dreadful' Star Reeve Carney Discusses Make-out Session with Josh Hartnett: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

One of the biggest surprises during season one of Showtime’s Victorian horror-drama Penny Dreaful was the make-out scene between Josh Hartnett's wolfy sharpshooter Ethan Chandler and Reeve Carney's bisexual decadent Dorian Gray. When asked about the scene during a San...

Fla. Police Arrest Man Suspected of Burning Trans Woman to Death

A Florida man is in custody for the murder of a transgender woman who was found burned to death last month. read more

Morrissey's Bodyguard Files Suit Against Musician, Claims He Was Asked To 'Hurt' Fan

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

According to a new report, it may not be so fun to work for Morrissey (or be his biggest fan). The British superstar's bodyguard, Bradley Steyn, has filed a lawsuit against him, claiming that he was tasked not only with...

Finally: Russia's First Nonviolent Pride Event

St. Petersburg, the city that gave birth to Russia's first antigay law, has now held Russia's first Pride rally without of violence. read more

US House Votes To Sue Obama

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Los Angeles Times: The House vote to sue President Obama is the first such legal challenge by a chamber of Congress against a president and a historic foray in the fight over constitutional checks and balances. Wednesday’s nearly...Show More Summary

Will Michigan Be The Next State To Ban Conversion Therapy?

Democratic Rep. Adam Zemke introduced a bill to the Michigan House of Representatives that will ban ex-gay conversion therapy. read more

Henry And George, Together Over 50 Years, Featured In New Ohio Marriage Equality Ad: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Henry Hawley and George Vassos were married in New York City last October, on their 50th anniversary. Their commitment to each other is not recognized in their home state of Ohio, though, and they are looking to create change. The.....

Why Did Singapore's Anti-Gay Censors Ban Archie's Gay Wedding And Not Northstar's

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Earlier this month, state media censors in Singapore banned a 2012 Life With Archie comic book for “promoting alternative lifestyles or deviant sexual practices” through the same-sex marriage of its gay character Kevin Keller. But surprisingly, the same censors have...

Diplo Says Everyone's a Little Gay, Including Himself

yesterdayLGBT / Gay :

...And five other things you need to know today. read more

GOP Urged by Strategists to Drop Opposition to Gay Marriage

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As the 2014 mid-term elections approach (ahead of the almighty 2016 presidential elections), more and more stories have emerged about Republican attempts to change their party’s stance against gay marriage. The most recent one from The Hill notes that despite...

UTAH: Language School Fires Teacher For Blog Post Explaining Homophones Because There And Their Is Totally Gay

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the you-can't-make-it-up-department in Provo, Utah: Homophones, as any English grammarian can tell you, are words that sound the same but have different meanings and often different spellings — such as be and bee, through and threw, which and witch, their and there. Show More Summary

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1597

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

CHIPS: They're damn good, especially if you're drunk. COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Amazing 41-shot table tennis rally. DOUBLE RAINBOW: With lightning! BATKID BEGINS: The trailer. For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE.

Missouri Heckler Screams At President Obama: Jesus Is The God Of Israel

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Mediaite: During his speech in Kansas City, Missouri Wednesday, President Barack Obama was once again confronted by some good, old-fashioned heckling. In the video of the event that streamed on the White House website, it was a bit...Show More Summary

Told to Protest in a Landfill, Russians Hold Pride Rally Anyways

Gay rights groups fly their pride flags in the face of St. Petersburg authorities. read more

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